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Emma Stone, PhD, is a contributing health and wellbeing writer for Zwivel.

CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the most researched active compounds, known as cannabinoids, in the cannabis plant family. CBD, which acts as an anti-inflammatory and a relaxant when taken orally, is a powerful antioxidant capable of correcting damage caused by free radicals. The demand for beauty and skin care products containing CBD is increasing as the therapeutic benefits of cannabinoids…

female plastic surgery

Traditional feminist theory suggests that women who subject themselves to elective cosmetic surgery do so in an effort to make themselves more attractive to men, and that the ordeal, not to mention the expense, of going under the knife for aesthetic reasons is motivated by a desperate attempt to realize unrealistic societal standards of what constitutes feminine beauty. By extension,…

Piezosurgery

Piezosurgery, a new bone cutting technique that involves the use of ultrasonic waves, is becoming increasingly common in dental clinics. The handheld device generates micro-vibrations to safely and precisely cut through bone while leaving soft tissues untouched. It can be used in a wide range of dental applications, including oral surgery, implantology, and periodontics. Dental technology has progressed in leaps…

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a type of bariatric surgery used to treat severe obesity. It is also the most common bariatric procedure performed in United States, and is considered by some surgeons to be the gold standard of weight-loss surgeries. How is Roux-en-Y surgery performed? There are several variations of gastric bypass procedures, which can be divided into three categories: Restrictive:…

Dental Debridement

Dental debridement is a procedure that is performed to remove dense deposits of plaque and calcified tartar from above and below the gum line. It may be carried out as a preliminary treatment, preparing the teeth for a more refined cleaning. Debridement may be necessary if you haven’t visited the dentist for a year or more. Debridement can be considered…

cheek biting

Cheek biting can be caused by misaligned teeth or behavioral factors. Chewing, biting, or constant pressure on the inside of the cheeks results in lesions or ulcers. A range of treatment options are available to address both the causes and symptoms. While cheek biting often occurs as the result of a misalignment of the teeth or jaw, in certain cases…

invisalign

The Invisalign system straightens teeth in just one year, using clear plastic aligner trays. Although they can be removed, ideally the aligner trays should be worn for at least 22 hours per day. Invisalign represents an alternative to traditional braces and can help correct many common dental issues. Properly aligned teeth are important for both a beautiful smile and a…

wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth generally erupt between the ages of 17 and 25. Wisdom teeth often need to be removed as they can become impacted, cause infection or affect neighboring teeth. Surgery is quick and safe, with most patients requiring a week to ten days for recovery. Local or general anesthesia is used during surgery so no pain is felt. The removal…

Vanquish

Vanquish is a non-surgical fat reduction treatment that uses radio frequency waves to kill fat cells. Clinical studies have proven the efficacy of Vanquish in reducing the number of fat cells in the treated area. Vanquish treatment requires no downtime and has very few side effects associated with it. No matter how many hot yoga classes you attend or how…

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